ICD-10-CM Code W89.0XXD

Exposure to welding light (arc), subsequent encounter

Version 2020 Billable Code POA Exempt

Valid for Submission

W89.0XXD is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of exposure to welding light (arc), subsequent encounter. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code W89.0XXD might also be used to specify conditions or terms like exposure to heat flash, exposure to welding arc, overexposure to arc lamp radiation, overexposure to electrical welding arc, overexposure to oxygas welding torch, overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources, etc The code is exempt from present on admission (POA) reporting for inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals.

ICD-10:W89.0XXD
Short Description:Exposure to welding light (arc), subsequent encounter
Long Description:Exposure to welding light (arc), subsequent encounter

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Exposure to heat flash
  • Exposure to welding arc
  • Overexposure to arc lamp radiation
  • Overexposure to electrical welding arc
  • Overexposure to oxygas welding torch
  • Overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources
  • Overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources
  • Overexposure to visual and ultraviolet light sources

Present on Admission (POA)

W89.0XXD is exempt from POA reporting - The Present on Admission (POA) indicator is used for diagnosis codes included in claims involving inpatient admissions to general acute care hospitals. POA indicators must be reported to CMS on each claim to facilitate the grouping of diagnoses codes into the proper Diagnostic Related Groups (DRG). CMS publishes a listing of specific diagnosis codes that are exempt from the POA reporting requirement. Review other POA exempt codes here .

CMS POA Indicator Options and Definitions
POA Indicator CodePOA Reason for CodeCMS will pay the CC/MCC DRG?
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admission.YES
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admission.NO
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.NO
WClinically undetermined - unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.YES
1Unreported/Not used - Exempt from POA reporting. NO

Convert W89.0XXD to ICD-9

  • E926.2 - Vis/ultraviol lght expos (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • External causes of morbidity and mortality (V01–Y98)
    • Exposure to electric current, radiation and extreme ambient air temperature and pressure (W85-W99)
      • Exposure to man-made visible and ultraviolet light (W89)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020